Since Worldwide Cancer Research was founded in 1979, research has helped double cancer survival rates in the UK. But 1 in 2 people are still rocked by a cancer diagnosis during their life. For us, that's 1 in 2 too many. Cancer doesn't stand still - and neither should we. Our solution? We believe that bold research will cure cancer, and that the first step is the most important one. That's why we back the brightest minds around the world, funding pioneering discovery research . One day, cancer will no longer be feared, and the more projects we are able to fund, the sooner that day will come.